2001 Conferences

8th CACR Information Security Workshop
2nd Annual Privacy and Security Workshop

David Banisar
Research Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Cybercrime Trial: "Privacy: The First Cyber Crime Victim"

The abstract for the above presentation can be found here.

Speaker Bio
David Banisar is a fellow at the Harvard Information Infrastructure Project at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Deputy Director of Privacy International, a UK-based human rights group (http://www.privacyinternational.org). He is also a consultant to many NGOs and other organizations on information issues including freedom of information, privacy, data protection, Internet security, electronic commerce, consumer protection and free speech. He has been working in the field of information policy for over ten years for a variety of NGOs and is also one of the founders and a Senior Fellow at the Electronic Privacy Information Center (http://www.epic.org/).

He is the author of numerous studies, books, and articles on privacy, surveillance and data protection, including The Electronic Privacy Papers (John Wiley and Sons, 1997) and two major studies of international developments in information law: Privacy and Human Rights: An International Study of Privacy Laws and Practices (1998, 1999, 2000 editions) which review the privacy, data protection, surveillance and FOIA laws and practices in 55 countries and co-authored Encryption and Liberty (1999, 2000 editions), which review the encryption policies of 100 countries.